Marijuana Smoking and Head and Neck Cancer

  title={Marijuana Smoking and Head and Neck Cancer},
  author={M. Hashibe and D. Ford and Z. Zhang},
  journal={The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology},
  • M. Hashibe, D. Ford, Z. Zhang
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
  • A recent epidemiological study showed that marijuana smoking was associated with an increased risk of head and neck cancer. Among high school students and young adults, the prevalence of marijuana use was on the rise in the 1990s, with a simultaneous decline in the perception that marijuana use is harmful. It will be a major public health challenge to make people aware of the harmful effects of marijuana smoking, when some people view it as the illicit drug with the least risk. The… CONTINUE READING
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